’round town

Be Open


Today on the way to dance we noticed how gorgeous the light was on the fields. We pulled over and snapped some quick photos. Twenty minutes later the sun was sinking behind the mountains. ‪#‎goldenhour‬


“And all the winds go sighing,
For sweet things dying”
― Christina Rossetti



I am honored to be included in this. Hope to see you there!


Getting started on painting (and finding the story for) this nutcracker for a Southwest Virginia Ballet auction/fundraiser. Last year a fox was created, the year before was Galileo. I have a vague idea of the direction I want this to take but as always it’s the surprises and serendipities that make the making of things so much fun!

photo catch up

In the deep fall don’t you imagine the leaves think how comfortable it will be to touch the earth instead of the nothingness of air and the endless freshets of wind- Mary Oliver12042632_10207482126953978_3746251064239488987_n 12052358_10207461624761436_862450533082944001_o 12068844_10207477837166736_6893945003423832144_o-2 11886181_10207261773045268_7911384693606420325_o 12002587_10207344525474027_5845826506380919231_o 12030282_10207483561029829_1284219327467843792_o 12031633_10207445352034628_2310008830283608485_o 20297554790_5d054a6640_o